Memorabilia belonging to a longtime B.C. boxing coach were stolen from a parked car in Nanaimo, according to police.
Police said the items, including two championship belts, were taken sometime overnight on Sept. 9
According to police, Bob Pegues had parked his vehicle in the parking lot of Rosedale Manor apartment, in the 4000-block of Departure Bay Road. He realized his vehicle had been broken into in the morning.
Pegues had recently moved to Nanaimo from Prince George after running a boxing gym in that city for 20 years.
The stolen items are:
- brown leather soft sided bag (picture provided)
- Four pair of boxing gloves
- A blue coloured BC Boxing Team jacket with “coach” on the lapel and BC Boxing on the back (picture provided)
- Four boxing trophies
- Two championship belts, one of which weighs 25 pounds (picture provided of one belt)
Anyone with information on where any of the items are is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.